Time for an Amtrak pic thread!

Kurt Moose Aug 28, 2021

  1. r_i_straw

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    The #6 pulling into the station at Emeryville, California.
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  2. Grey One

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    About 10 years ago from my window through the trees:


    This is the last one I'll post from my window, (well, for now).
    Would love to know what type of locomotive that is.
     
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  3. Hytec

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    Love to help with its identity, but it went by so fast that even the stop-frame was blurred. :(
     
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  5. Grey One

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    @digimar52 Thanks! Cute, but, no, does not look like much traction.
     
  6. Hardcoaler

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    Southwest Chief at Manuelito, NM [10/22/1996] That first dome car (not sure what Amtrak calls them) is cut in at a strange location in the train, trailing the Material Handling Cars and ahead of the baggage car.

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  7. HemiAdda2d

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    Well, that's unusual! I wonder if the observation lounge (I donno what it's called) was being deadheaded.
     
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  8. BoxcabE50

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    I would guess the same. Either being moved for service elsewhere, or something is bad order and it is en route to a shop.
     
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  9. gjslsffan

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    Yessir, DHing I think as well. No way to into the car other than side entries, cant do that at 80mph. I am always amazed at how many AMTK cars are DH'ed.
     
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  10. Hardcoaler

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    Caught Amtrak 91, the Silver Star in daylight running nine hours late on the former SAL main at Lugoff, SC on Friday, 10/29/2021. A derailment on the former RF&P the previous day messed everything up. 91 met 92 at tiny Wallace, SC 60 miles north of here at one of the few sidings CSX has left in place on the line.

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  11. Grey One

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    Extracted from a cell phone video:
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    It was a grey day and yucky. Still, warm for November.

    10 Minute vid but boring unless you like to hear me ramble, Amtrak, Regional, (like pic above) Acela and MBTA Kawasaki Bi-Levls
     
  12. BoxcabE50

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    Buried in vegetation, the Edmonds, Washington station (nee: Great Northern Railway.) Kind of an oasis setting. Especially on a hot summer afternoon:

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  13. Kurt Moose

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    Spent many a day hanging out there back in the 70's as a kid, great memories! Dad got us all tickets to take the BN version of the Empire Builder from here to Wenatchee and back, early 1971. I was only 6 at the time, but remember it all-conductor gave us some old "BSB" GN pins, and he even got us some apples from the cold storage across from the BN depot in Wenatchee!;)

    Thanks so much for this pic, Boxcab!(y)
     
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  14. BNSF FAN

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    Amtrak train 19 lead by the 77 and 40 heading southbound through Austell GA - August 2004

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    Amtrak 19 with the 75 and 148 in charge at Irondale AL - Feb. 2005

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    Amtrak train 19 lead by the 18 and 1 heading southbound through Austell GA - June 2006

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  17. r_i_straw

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    Amtrak 818 and 817. Delivered from GE in 1993. March 2001, Richmond, Virginia.
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  18. Hardcoaler

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    Amtrak's Palmetto rips through Mars Bluff, SC on the former ACL main on 11/21/2015. I botched my first picture here after clicking the shutter button too late. Track speed for passenger trains at this spot is 79 MPH!

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    Amtrak 19 at Austell GA with a 3 unit consist, the 41, 49, and 191

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  20. Hytec

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